Evil is alive and well. That is just a fact of life. As much as we love to tell children about the beauty of the world -and Lord knows we could use some of that belief ourselves- we simply cannot deny the darkness of humanity. No, we mustn't let that knowledge paralyze us with fear or prevent us from trusting others and living our best lives, but we can stay vigilant. More times than not, the cruelest of the cruel are those we know. And they leave an impression.

Redditor u/snow__boy_ wanted everyone to divulge about certain people we've crossed paths with that left a reason to sage and smudge our lives by asking..... [Serious] Who's the worst human being you've ever met?

Kicker....

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I came here to write about the kid who kicked me in my penis in grade 1 so hard I had to miss school.

RunRunRamses

Trauma....

I worked with children with special needs, particularly those who were psychologically traumatized by past experiences. As you'd expect, a lot of these kids could be really volatile and prone to long, violent outbursts if something triggered them. Everyone on the team had their own schedule given to us by the co-ordinator.

There was once a woman on the team who hated some of the structured therapy she was specifically trained for and had a strong dislike of some of the children.

On several occasions, to avoid leading therapy sessions or working with kids she didn't like, she'd deliberately trigger a child shortly before the session so she had the excuse that she had to stay with that child and "handle" the incident (which would sometimes then turn into a whole-day episode when it could have been de-escalated quickly if it was handled properly) rather than go do what she was supposed to be doing.

Literally messing with the heads of already traumatized children because she couldn't be bothered to run her therapy sessions.

MerylSquirrel

While Driving....

Met a couple in a restaurant once during a meet and mingle event. When they learned about my country of origin, they shared that they had once run over some people at a pedestrian crossing while stationed there in the military during a drunk driving spree.

Apparently one of the people run over died but the Army was able to fly them back stateside before the investigation got started.

They were inordinately proud at how they escaped prosecution and how much they had achieved in life since then. I didn't feel a need to further deepen our acquaintance after that.

uriejejejdjbejxijehd

On Camera....

Used to work at a place where we took care of mentally and physically disabled people. Had a coworker that would trigger the patients and then steal anything she could during the commotion.

She triggered one of the bigger clients, who tossed her to a wall, she suffered from back pains and broken bones.

CCTV showed her abusing and berating the client and threatening him with a fork.

illogicalfuturity

Walter?

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My brother, he's currently in jail for running a meth lab, possession of an illegal firearm, distribution, kidnapping, assault with a deadly weapon, and evading the police. That's just the crimes that they knew about and not a tenth of what my family suspects that he's guilty of.

amalgamas

Toxic Workplace.

All the people at my old job. Long story short, I reported child abuse going (victims were one years old) on in the preschool I worked at, got talked into resigning by the CEO and defamed by bosses and got really bad references which made it hard to find a job. I hope they all die.

Also, the 6 other teachers they questioned lied to cps. At least 10 teachers at the school (excluding me) know about the two teachers I reported. I think they questioned 6 others besides me. Most of them were covering up for their friend and the others were scared b!tches.

If one other teacher had said something, justice may have been served.

ApprehensiveCity8

The Ex

My ex literally made a job of taking advantage of kind and naive women so that he never had to actually work more than a week in his life. He always finds girls and manipulates them into paying for his food, gas, cigarettes, a place to stay, and whatever his heart desires. His ex directly before me had just turned eighteen.

I was probably his oldest girlfriend, but he was also my first serious relationship.

He also would take full advantage of any friends. Anytime anyone would show him any sort of kindness, he'd milk it into getting whatever he wanted out of them while simultaneously talking sh!t about them behind their back.

LoopZoop2

Oh Cuz...

My cousin! He stole medications from my grandmother while mistreating her, is a super racist, a super sexist, tweaker dude.

Mrs_Mousy

I mean I feel like there's something wrong in someone's heart when they're able to do one of those things that leads them to do the others.

Like once you're able to look at someone of another race or gender and go "that person isn't human to me," or if you're able to beat another human being its not like you have much in the way of conscience keeping you from doing literally whatever u want.

swervefire

For the Cash

I knew a guy who ran over his own son (2yo, I think), and got $70,000 in life insurance for it. He always told the story like it was a win-win; "one less kid to deal with, and a lot of free money." He got fired for drugs, and nobody missed him.

TheBigMPzy

I have no Bunny....

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My stalker. She is a full grown woman who I've only met a handful of times, but she tells everyone who will listen (some of which happen to be our mutual friends) that her and I are close and best buddies and all that.

At the beginning of this summer it started to escalate to the point where I considered getting a restraining order, and I rounded up three witnesses who could confirm they had heard her say wacko things. One example of the things she would say is one time, while she was AT WORK, she admitted to someone that she has followed me home before if she "accidentally" met up with my car in town. I only know this because the person she told is the friend of my best friend's boyfriend, and I've met him. There are so many other things I could say about her. I wish she was out of my life.

wetsocksssss

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